"Chin Ho Kelly": 'Hawaii Five-0' Star Daniel Dae Kim Today
Daniel Dae Kim has become famous for playing the role of "Chin Ho Kelly" in the popular Hawaii Five-0 and got his first breakthrough starring in the ABC hit show Lost. But what is the handsome actor and producer doing today? Find out all about "Chin Ho Kelly" and what he's been up to since the end of Hawaii Five-0 right here!
Daniel Dae Kim is 52 years old and really looks as if he has not aged a day ever since he started out working as an actor in the 1990s. When he first began acting after graduating from NYU's Graduate Acting Program in 1996, he had guest roles on popular shows such as Ally McBeal, Party of Five, Star Trek: Voyager, Charmed and CSI.
"Chin Ho Kelly" was Daniel Dae Kim's second big role!
From 2004 until 2010, the Korean-born American actor got his big breakthrough on the ABC hit series Lost as "Jin-Soo Kwon". Since then, he has also been featured in many films, television series, and even video games.
The next big one for Daniel Dae Kim came in 2010 when he was cast in a main role in the CBS show Hawaii Five-0. He starred as "Chin Ho Kelly" in the popular series for seven seasons and in a total of 168 episodes, even directed one episode!
Daniel Dae Kim is also a voice actor and has voiced the role of "Johnny Gat" in the popular video game Saints Row. Although his focus has always been TV appearances, he has also starred in a number of feature films. He featured as "Jack Kang" in The Divergent Series: Insurgent and The Divergent Series: Allegiant.
Daniel Dae Kim: His personal life
Daniel Dae Kim still lives in Hawaii, where he moved while starring on Lost, with his wife and two children but his television series career has slowed down considerably since Hawaii Five-0.
However, he currently has a recurring role in two medical dramas, starring in New Amsterdam as well as in The Good Doctor as "Dr. Jackson Han". He is also an executive producer on the show and owns the production company (3AD), who produces The Good Doctor starring Freddie Highmore.